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A Brief Guide To Pregnancy induced Hypertension (PIH)

A Brief Guide To Pregnancy induced Hypertension (PIH)

What is Pregnancy induced hypertension? Pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH) is a kind of high blood pressure that occurs during pregnancy. It happens in around 7 to 10% of all pregnancies. Toxaemia or pre-eclampsia are other terms for pregnancy-induced hypertension. Here, one other kind of high blood pressure is chronic hypertension, which is high blood pressure that exists prior to pregnancy.  It is especially common in young women who are pregnant for the first time. It is more prevalent in twin pregnancies and in women who have previously had PIH. Eclampsia is a severe type of prenatal hypertension. Seizures are common in women…
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